James Vashon


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth9.8.1742CSORN
First Known Service1763CSORN
Last Known Service19.7.1821CSORN
Date of Death27.10.1827

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1763 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/6/53RNLPC
1.6.1774 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/40CSORN
5.8.1779 Commander ADM 6/22/11CSORN
5.8.177912.4.1782Alert (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/11ADM 6/21
5.8.1781 Battle of Dogger Bank 
12.4.1782 Captain ADM 6/23/31CSORN
12.4.1782 Battle of the Saintes 
12.4.178210.5.1782Prince William (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/31
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 8.3.1783
ADM 6/23
19.4.1782 Battle of the Mona Passage 
10.5.178212.7.1782Formidable (98), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/96
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 17.7.1783
ADM 6/23
18.4.17868.9.1786Expedition (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/328ADM 6/23
8.9.178614.6.1790Europe (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/444
Issued by Lord Alan Gardner (1st Baron Gardner of Uttoxeter) (1742-1809), Jamaica
Commission confirmed 19.12.1787
ADM 6/23
14.6.179025.1.1793Ardent (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/40ADM 6/24
25.1.1793 Saint Albans (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/197ADM 6/24
8.1795 Pompee (80), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
23.4.1804 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
9.18041807Texel (68), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1793
9.11.1805 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
28.4.1808 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
31.7.1810 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
4.6.1814 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
19.7.1821 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/21ADM 6/21 Commission and Warrant Book 1774 Jan.-1779 June  Archive
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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